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Article appeared in Supply Management blog 26th July, 2013 by Dr Nick Murry, CSO, Ecodesk When David Cameron said at the launch of the G8 in June that the UK would “drive a transparency revolution in every corner of the … Continue reading

July 26th, 2013

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Released 19th June 2013 Written by Dr Nick Murry, Ecodesk CSO, published on Guardian Professional Network Transparent environmental metrics will lower costs and improve both supplier and customer carbon footprints While social housing faces up to a new round of challenges – from sourcing … Continue reading

June 19th, 2013

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Released 12th June 2013 The Legal Sector Alliance (LSA) has announced that leading UK law firms have reduced carbon emissions by over 29,000 tonnes according to a report published today. The average carbon per person has also decreased to 3.34 tonnes of … Continue reading

June 12th, 2013

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Released 4th June 2013 After a heated debate in the Commons this afternoon, parliament has voted against an amendment hailed as crucial by big businesses, NGOs and investors to implement a decarbonisation target for 2030 by April next year. The … Continue reading

June 4th, 2013

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Released 3rd June 2013  With sustainability reporting increasingly moving from voluntary to mandatory, and mandatory reporting now part of legislation in a number of countries around the World (including for the main FTSE list in the UK from April this … Continue reading

June 3rd, 2013

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Released 31st May 2013 United Airlines has embarked upon a new sustainability initiative to survey its supply chain to help it set its own new energy and carbon reduction targets… but are traditional methods such as surveys now obsolete with … Continue reading

May 31st, 2013

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Released 21st May 2013 Written by Ecodesk CSO, Dr Nick Murry for CFO World Companies should see the sustainability issue as an opportunity not a burden Sustainability is increasingly about hard economics and nowhere is this more evident than in … Continue reading

May 21st, 2013

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Released 8th May 2013 According to the Financial Times, one in five businesses hold no data about their secondary oversight; that is, ‘their suppliers’ suppliers’ – a stat backed up by open data sustainability database Ecodesk that works with companies to … Continue reading

May 8th, 2013

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Released 22nd April 2013 Today, is Earth Day. People, companies and countries across the globe will today be taking little steps to make a little difference to the environment. Ecodesk has several initiatives up its sleeve – but unsurprisingly – … Continue reading

April 22nd, 2013

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Released 18th April 2013 Ecodesk CSO, Dr Nick Murry, attended Sustainability Live Tuesday this week. Described as the ‘must-attend event for all professionals across the energy, water and energy from waste industries’ the event showcased the UK’s latest product and services that … Continue reading

April 18th, 2013

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